Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: ALCO ACHM1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top (lithium heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 0.4 mL

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Oxidation Reduction Methanol

Special Instructions: Do not use alcohol or chlorhexadine wipes to prepare venipuncture site. Soap and water or betadine may be used. Deliver specimen to lab immediately. Levels obtained are for medical use only; not intended for legal use.

If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Akron Children's Hospital lab

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range:
50-100 mg/dL: Impairment
>100 mg/dL: Depression of CNS
>400 mg/dL: Fatalities reported

CPT Code: 80301

Synonyms: Ethanol; ETOH

Requisition Form
View and print a requisition form for this test

Bookmark and Share

Developments Developments
Sign up for enewsletter
Get involved Get involved
Discover ways to support Akron Children's
Contact Us

330-543-1000 (operator)

(8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)


find a location
Find a location Type the first 3-5 letters of a specialty, service or location:
Or, view: a map, a list of all locations, locations by city or locations near me.
find a doctor
Find a doctor Type the first 3-5 letters of the name, location or specialty:
Or, view a list of all doctors by name, location and specialty.